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<     8 S.
• UK I Netherlands
•Australia
Philippines*       •   Turkey
*  Niearagi • UAR
Congo • • Kenya
Olivia*     • Liberia
• Iraq
• Nigeria
• Indon
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PER CAPITA GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT ($)
Figure 4. Per capita GNP and per capita consumption of pulp and paper. Source: Table 3.
Developed Countries
In the perspective of the next 3 decades, our projections of derm resource commodities compared to our review of supply possibilitiesonse to these changes more difficult. Excess population and underemployment on farms rise not only because of improving farm technology but because of a rise in the total population. Urban populations rise under double pressures at rates sometimes as high as 10 percent per year, creating severe problems of planning, as well of capital accumulation to provide a decent living environment.